autumn 2019
INF-3997 Master's Thesis in Telemedicine and E-health - 60 ECTS

Last changed 24.02.2020

Type of course

The course is solely for students on the Telemedicine and E-health - master (technology line) and is not available to any other category of students as a singular or elective course.

Course content

Thesis for technology students in the master's program in telemedicine and e-health. The professional content will depend on the research profile in Telemedicine and e-health at the Department of Computer Science and the student's interests. Contact the Department of Computer Science to plan the theme for the thesis. The thesis must be approved by the department based on an application in the form of a supervision contract with a project description attached. Normal registration for the examination via Studentweb.

Objectives of the course

The student can plan and conduct a limited research project independently within the chosen discipline of telemedicine and e-health, and in a scientific way discuss and report the results of the study in relation to existing literature in the field.

Language of instruction

The thesis must be written in English.

Teaching methods

Individual academic supervision and seminars.


The exam includes submission of an individual thesis within a set deadline, and an oral exam within 6 weeks if the submitted thesis is approved. The submission deadline is set in connection with approval of the supervision contract for the master thesis. The oral exam consists of a public presentation by the student of his/her work of at least 30 minutes in length with the examiners being present followed by an oral examination/conversation with the examiners about the project. One common grade will be given.

Grading scale: Letter grades A-E, F - Fail.

For regulations about re-sit exam, postponed submission or non-submission of thesis, see Supplementary Regulations for the Master Programme in Telemedicine and e-health (120 course credits).

  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 60
  • Course code: INF-3997